Essentials of Understanding Psychology

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  • Edition: 12th
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  • Copyright: 9/1/2016
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology
    MODULE 1: Psychologists at Work
    MODULE 2: A Science Evolves: The Past, the Present, and the Future
    MODULE 3: Research in Psychology
    MODULE 4: Critical Research Issues

Chapter 2: Neuroscience and Behavior
    MODULE 5: Neurons: The Basic Elements
    MODULE 6: The Nervous System and the Endocrine System: Communicating Within the Body
    MODULE 7: The Brain

Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
    MODULE 8: Sensing the World Around Us
    MODULE 9: Vision: Shedding Light on the Eye
    MODULE 10: Hearing and the Other Senses
    MODULE 11: Perceptual Organization: Constructing Our View of the World

Chapter 4: States of Consciousness
    MODULE 12: Sleep and Dreams
    MODULE 13: Hypnosis and Meditation
    MODULE 14: Drug Use: The Highs and Lows of Consciousness

Chapter 5: Learning
    MODULE 15: Classical Conditioning
    MODULE 16: Operant Conditioning
    MODULE 17: Cognitive Approaches to Learning

Chapter 6: Memory
    MODULE 18: The Foundations of Memory
    MODULE 19: Recalling Long-Term Memories
    MODULE 20: Forgetting: When Memory Fails

Chapter 7: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
    MODULE 21: Thinking and Reasoning
    MODULE 22: Language
    MODULE 23: Intelligence

Chapter 8: Motivation and Emotion
    MODULE 24: Explaining Motivation
    MODULE 25: Human Needs and Motivation: Eat, Drink, and Be Daring
    MODULE 26: Understanding Emotional Experiences

Chapter 9: Development
    MODULE 27: Nature and Nurture: The Enduring Developmental Issue
    MODULE 28: Infancy and Childhood
    MODULE 29: Adolescence: Becoming an Adult
    MODULE 30: Adulthood

Chapter 10: Personality
    MODULE 31: Psychodynamic Approaches to Personality
    MODULE 32:  Trait, Learning, Biological and Evolutionary, and Humanistic Approaches to Personality
    MODULE 33: Assessing Personality: Determining What Makes Us Distinctive

Chapter 11: Health Psychology: Stress, Coping, and Well-Being
    MODULE 34: Stress and Coping
    MODULE 35: Psychological Aspects of Illness and Well-Being
    MODULE 36: Promoting Health and Wellness

Chapter 12: Psychological Disorders
    MODULE 37: Normal Versus Abnormal: Making the Distinction
    MODULE 38: The Major Psychological Disorders
    MODULE 39: Psychological Disorders in Perspective

Chapter 13: Treatment of Psychological Disorders
    MODULE 40: Psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Cognitive Approaches to Treatment
    MODULE 41: Psychotherapy: Humanistic, Interpersonal, and Group Approaches to Treatment
    MODULE 42: Biomedical Therapy: Biological Approaches to Treatment

Chapter 14: Social Psychology
    MODULE 43: Attitudes and Social Cognition
    MODULE 44: Social Influence and Groups
    MODULE 45: Prejudice and Discrimination
    MODULE 46: Positive and Negative Social Behavior

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